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Supplier EFI Automotive opens N.A. headquarters in Alabama

27 May, 2015 - 00:05
French supplier EFI Automotive opened its first North American headquarters, in Elkmont, Ala., after spending $2.5 million to expand the site of its plant there.

House panel sets hearing on Takata recalls

26 May, 2015 - 22:19
A House of Representatives panel has called a June 2 hearing to probe the Takata airbag recalls that last week mushroomed to cover 34 million vehicles.

Takata faces questions over airbag fix as recalls expand

26 May, 2015 - 22:19
Automakers and safety regulators could take months to nail down why airbag inflators made by Takata are exploding with too much force, meaning consumers cannot be certain replacement inflators installed under a sweeping recall are safe, industry...

NGK says 2 execs retired before price-fixing indictments

26 May, 2015 - 21:38
Two former executives with Japanese supplier NGK Spark Plug had retired before they were indicted Thursday on a charge of conspiring to fix prices of spark plugs, standard oxygen sensors and air fuel ratio sensors sold to some automakers in the US...

GM unveils $1.2 billion investment plan for Indiana pickup plant

26 May, 2015 - 20:15
GM will invest $1.2 billion to improve the Indiana plant where it makes full-size pickups. The investment, part of the $5.

Ford dips toe into London car-sharing market with GoDrive

26 May, 2015 - 16:46
Ford will start offering Londoners a network of cars to share, rather than buy, in an effort to tap the growing market for on-demand driving.

Former Detroit-area Ford dealer Tarik Daoud dies at 78

26 May, 2015 - 15:21
Tarik Daoud, the longtime CEO of the former Al Long Ford in Warren, Mich., died Sunday. He was 78.

Hyundai wins race to offer Android Auto

26 May, 2015 - 15:00
Hyundai has become the first car company to offer Google's new Android Auto interface by launching it in the 2015 Sonata.

Audi expects in-car electronics to become as valuable as horsepower

26 May, 2015 - 13:29
Audi expects that electronics and digital features will become just as important as sheer horsepower for global automakers as they brace for a fundamental industry shift and new competitors and potential allies emerge.

Mercedes-Benz cars may not be dinosaur-proof

26 May, 2015 - 07:01
Does the Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe standard warranty cover dinosaur attacks?

Auto industry's $23 billion investment in Mexico may face snarls at ports

26 May, 2015 - 07:01
Carmakers from Nissan to Mazda are churning out record numbers of vehicles in Mexico destined for consumers abroad, but some executives are worried that the factory hum will slow in coming years as exports get bogged down by congestion at the...

Can 4th-gen MX-5 Miata renew interest in small sporty cars?

25 May, 2015 - 07:01
Mazda is betting a lighter, sportier, more fuel-efficient redesign will offset the next MX-5 Miata's weaker horsepower - and rekindle waning demand in the roadster segment.

Wrangler will still use steel, Sergio says

25 May, 2015 - 07:01
The next Jeep Wrangler won't follow the Ford F-150's lead with an aluminum body. Instead, the off-roader will keep its steel body structure but add aluminum doors, fenders and other parts.

Sergio: Wrangler will still use steel

25 May, 2015 - 07:01
The next Jeep Wrangler won't follow the Ford F-150's lead with an aluminum body. Instead, the off-roader will keep its steel body structure but add aluminum doors, fenders and other parts.

Ford Explorer Platinum aims at high-end competitors

25 May, 2015 - 07:01
Ford is taking its iconic SUV into luxury territory, adding a high-end Platinum trim as it tries to attract a more affluent customer and increase the vehicle's profitability.

Kansas City bids to become EV mecca

25 May, 2015 - 07:01
A Kansas City utility is installing a large electric vehicle charging network, assisted by Nissan, in an attempt to decrease range anxiety and spur EV sales.

GM wrings more pickups out of busy plant

25 May, 2015 - 07:01
GM's Wentzville, Mo., plant is trimming lunch breaks and hiring extra weekend staff to fill surprisingly strong demand for its midsize pickups and commercial vans.

4th-gen MX-5 Miata tries to renew interest in small sporty cars

25 May, 2015 - 07:01
Mazda is betting a lighter, sportier, more fuel-efficient redesign will offset the next MX-5 Miata's weaker horsepower - and rekindle waning demand in the roadster segment.

JLR aiming high with SVO unit

25 May, 2015 - 07:01
Jaguar Land Rover hopes to match its German competition with a specially badged line of performance and luxury variants.

Hyundai boss Zuchowski sees green light for small pickup

25 May, 2015 - 07:01
A small, versatile Hyundai pickup based on the Santa Cruz concept seems to be headed toward production soon.

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